1851: Portrait

Whipple Moon

John Adams Whipple: The Moon (1851)

Whipple, an inventor and photographer, worked with William Cranch Bond, director of the Harvard College Observatory, to photograph the moon using Harvard’s Great Refractor telescope, at that time the largest in the world.

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